Post Tagged with: "Mayor Karl Dean"

Mayor Karl Dean was the one cutting the ribbon at the opening of KIPP Nashville's new high school, but Nashville schools superintendent Jesse Register spoke at the ceremony. Credit: Emily Siner / WPLN

Charter School Director Calls Jesse Register’s Increasing Support ‘Refreshing’

August 12, 2014 at 5:15 pm

When KIPP Nashville celebrated the opening of its new high school, Metro’s school superintendent was there to help cut the ribbon. It marks a continuing shift in the rocky relationship between the school board and charter operators.

If Nashville’s Amp Becomes A Reality, Who Will Ride It?

If Nashville’s Amp Becomes A Reality, Who Will Ride It?

April 9, 2014 at 5:24 am

If the high-speed bus project survives the political hurdles, a greater obstacle could be looming: how to convince bus-wary people to ride.

Competition Benefits Food Bank, but Many More Donations Are Needed

Competition Benefits Food Bank, but Many More Donations Are Needed

November 22, 2010 at 4:53 pm

Nashville’s mayor and Tennessee’s governor ended a nearly month-long fight today. Mayor Karl Dean and Metro employees won a good-natured battle to see which government workers could donate the most to Second Harvest Food Bank.

Nashville’s Mayor Installs Parking Meters To Fight Panhandling

September 13, 2010 at 3:48 pm

Nashville Mayor Karl Dean, wrench in hand, tightened the finishing bolt on a new parking meter in downtown today. Unlike most meters this one doesn’t have a parking space or require payment.

West Nashville Residents Express Strong Opposition to Closing Fair

January 10, 2010 at 10:58 pm

Metro Councilman Jason Holleman discovered something he didn’t expect when he sent a survey to his West Nashville district: very strong resistance to closing of the state fairgrounds.

Penalties Adding Up if Convention Center Delayed

November 2, 2009 at 10:09 am

Penalties for not building a new downtown convention center are piling up as the Metro Council weighs whether or not to fund construction.

Dean Promotes Redevelopment, Reworking Teacher Compensation in Third Year

September 21, 2009 at 3:23 pm

Nashville Mayor Karl Dean wants to refocus private developers on the city’s major corridors like Gallatin Rd. and Charlotte Ave.

United Way Gets Head Start on Day of Service

September 9, 2009 at 6:11 pm

On Friday, volunteers across America will participate in a Day of Service to commemorate September 11th. One of the bigger local service projects in the midstate is getting its start a day early.

Mayor Nominates Convention Center Board

September 4, 2009 at 4:56 pm

Mayor Karl Dean today has nominated nine people to the new Convention Center Authority Board, representing an array of professional backgrounds and experience.

Metro Boosts Participation of Minority and Women Owned Businesses

July 24, 2009 at 7:14 am

A year ago there were only a handful of minority and women owned businesses ready to go to work for Metro, now there are hundreds.

Nashville’s First Group of Teaching Fellows Will Soon Head to Metro Schools

July 10, 2009 at 3:32 pm

Former lawyers, businessmen, and even a chef are among Nashville’s newest crop of teachers.

Regional Mass Transit Focus for Nashville’s Mayor

May 11, 2009 at 6:27 am

One Metro department escaped the budgetary axe and actually got an increase in Mayor Karl Dean’s spending plan for the next fiscal year. That’s because Dean wants to focus public transit monies on a regional network.

Mayor Highlights Capital Spending List

May 7, 2009 at 3:52 pm

Mayor Karl Dean says his first list of construction projects reflects his administration’s priorities to fund items benefiting citizens, not Metro Departments.